Emad Kandil

  • Dr. Kandil is the Edward G. Schlieder Chair in Surgical Oncology and the Chief of Endocrine and Oncological Surgery Division at Tulane University Medical School, New Orleans, LA. He completed his training with a clinical fellowship at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Kandil is a fellow of American College of Surgeons and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. He serves on several national and international committees, and has written over 200 original articles, invited reviews and book chapters and served on numerous editorial boards. Dr. Kandil has special interest in robotic endocrine surgery mainly thyroid and parathyroid surgery. He has the largest experience in US with robotic thyroid and parathyroid surgery. His research interests have focused on clinical outcome research related to thyroid and parathyroid patients. His laboratory research focus examining the anti-tumor efficacies of multiple pathways targeting in advanced thyroid cancer.



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  • Upcoming Events


    World Congress on Thyroid Cancer 3.5
    June 20 – 22, 2019
    Rome, Italy

    World Congress on Thyroid Cancer 4.0
    July 29 – August 1, 2021
    Boston, Massachusetts


  • WCTC3.5 Steering Committee:


    Rocco Bellatone, Co-Chair
    Celestino Lombardi, Co-Chair
    Gregory W. Randolph, MD
    Bryan McIver, MD
    Jeremy Freeman, MD
    Ian J. Witterick, MD
    Ashok R. Shaha, MD
    Jatin P. Shah, MD